“I would hope that as leader of the Roman Catholic Church he would recognise
that Christ died so that all men could be equal, and accept our rights as
individuals here in the Falklands Islands.”

Monsignor Michael McPartland (Heathcliff O’Malley for the Telegraph)

Monsignor Michael McPartland, the senior cleric in the South Atlantic
representing 100 practising Catholics, extended an invitation to the Pope to

After Mass at St Mary’s, Stanley, for three worshippers, he said: “Until
islanders get to know the new Holy Father, there will be suspicion.”

Pope Francis: Argentine president seeks pontiff’s influence over Falklands – Telegraph.co.uk
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